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The King of Kings

Daylight is breaking, earth is awaking

Author: Harriett H. Pierson
Tune: [Daylight is breaking, earth is awaking]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Daylight is breaking, earth is awaking,
Bright is the Christmas morn;
Cometh salvation for ev’ry nation,
Jesus the King is born.

Hail Him, hail Him!
Loud let His praises ring;
Greet Him, greet Him!
Our Prophet and Priest and King;
Crown Him, crown Him!
Let ev’ry land and clime
Proclaim Him King of kings,
This Christmas time.

2 Come with rejoicing, glad praises voicing,
Earth’s kingdoms pass away;
Christ ever-glorious, Christ the victorious,
Cometh to reign for aye. [Refrain]

3 Come and adore Him, bow down before Him,
Earth’s monarchs rise and fall,
One faileth never, One reigneth ever,
Jesus, the Lord of all. [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #225

Author: Harriett H. Pierson

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Text Information

First Line: Daylight is breaking, earth is awaking
Title: The King of Kings
Author: Harriett H. Pierson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hail him, hail him
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Excelsior Hymnal #225

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